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Al Gore’s Father Proposed a Radiation Belt for Korea

Reading Time: 2 minutes Al Gore is well known as a conservationist. He has been a proponent for clean and renewable energy, recycling and reducing carbon pollution. Like his father before him, Al Gore entered politics as a Democrat. Despite Al Gores clean credentials, his father, Al Gore Senior, thought up possibly one of the most environmentally damaging proposals …

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The Only Man To Be Both A Dwarf And A Giant

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are a great many people who are dwarfs. Dwarfism is caused by a genetic disorder and is not treatable. There are many different types of dwarfism, with some causing the body to stop growing at an extremely early age. Read about the shortest man here and woman here. A typical dwarf is someone who …

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George Washington Owes $300,000 in Overdue Library Fine

Reading Time: 2 minutes   George Washington owes one library money, a lot of money from a fine. The George Washington library fine as it is known, was a result of some long overdue books. Who doesn’t know who George Washington was? Hardly anyone. He was the leader of the Rebel army during the American War of Independence and …

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Peter Pan Royalties Go To A Hospital Charity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who hasn’t heard of Peter Pan? Peter Pan is a story about a boy and his companions who never grew up. It has been a childhood favorite for decades, first in print and plays, and more recently in numerous film adaptions. With the story of Peter Pan being so popular you’d think that the author …

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Beetles Song All My Loving Played When John Lennon Died

Reading Time: 2 minutes Late on the evening of December 8, 1980, John Lennon was shot four times with a .38 service revolver by┬áMark David Chapman. He was shot with hollow point bullets, which flatten out and fragment on impact. The damage caused from these kind of bullets make it almost impossible to save a life if any vital …

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Mark Zuckerberg Said I Don’t Know Why They Trust Me

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2003, a then 19 year old Mark Zuckerberg was in the middle of an exchange with a friend of his about his new website, The Facebook. But what on Earth was he talking about when he said “I don’t know why they trust me”? While chatting to a friend by instant messages Mark Zuckerberg …

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During a Coma Mel Blanc Spoke in Bugs Bunny’s Voice

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mel Blanc is best known as the man of a thousand voices. He is most famously known as the voice of Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and Daffy Duck. It was these voices that spoke when Mel Blanc was in a coma. On January 24, 1961, Mel Blanc was involved in a near fatal car accident …

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